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Laser Show Of Kolkata’s ‘Burj Khalifa' Durga Puja Pandal Suspended Due To Covid-19 Fears

Oct 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata modelled on the pattern of world tallest building ‘Burj Khalifa’ drew crowds towards it, sparking Covid-19 fears.

Netaji's Grandnephew Urges Authorities To Conduct A DNA Test Of Ashes Kept At Japan's Renkoji Temple

Aug 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In his statement Netaji's grandnephew Surya Kumar Bose pointed out that the chief priest of Renkoji Temple, Reverend Nichiko Mochizuki, had written to Indian embassy in Tokyo in 2005 insisting that the remains be returned.

Efforts Made To Ensure Netaji’s Legacy Is Forgotten: Shah At National Library

Union home minister Amit Shah said this while inaugurating a tribute programme to Bengali revolutionaries in Kolkata's National Library

Revisiting History: Who Was The Real Gumnami Baba?

Jan 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Netaji passed away about 75 years ago, however, his death remains shrouded in a mystery as his believers say he lived on forever.

'True Son Of Mother India': PM Modi Pays Tributes To Subhas Chandra Bose On His Birth Anniversary

The government has decided to observe January 23 as 'Parakram Diwas' to commemorate the birth anniversary of Bose, who was born on this day in 1897.

21 January, 2021

PM Modi Visits Kolkata For Subhas Chandra Bose Anniversary; To Also Visit Assam For Land Grant

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi's visit to the two states assumes significance as both are headed to assembly polls in April-May.

04 January, 2021

Two Nobel Laureates Urge Mamata Banerjee To Highlight Netaji's Unifying Role

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Ahead of Bengal elections, Modi, Mamata enter battle over Netaji's legacy

04 February, 2020

Dr Mukesh Batra Sings For Destitute Widows

Sathya Saran

Supported by a full orchestra and a chorus Dr, Mukesh Batra made the audience clap their hands in rhythm.

23 January, 2020

Know About INA Soldiers Who Gave Subhas Bose Sobriquet Of Netaji: Kabir Khan

Giridhar Jha

In an interview to Outlook, director Kabir Khan talks about his upcoming web series The Forgotten Army, the Indian National Army, movie '83, among other things.

20 August, 2019

Ahead Of DU's Student Union Polls, ABVP Amid Criticism Installs Savarkar's Statue Outside Campus


The move has been criticised by the Congress-affiliated NSUI and Left-backed AISA which said Savarkar cannot be kept on the same pedestal as Subhash Chandra Bose and Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

26 October, 2018

Netaji Wasn't 'India's First PM', He Was The Second. And He Was No 'Hindu PM'

Anirban Mitra

Azad Hind was not India’s first provisional government. The credit for establishing that – formally known as the ''Hukumat-i-Moktar-i-Hind" – in Kabul on 1st Dec, 1915, goes to Raja Mahendra Pratap and Maulana Barkatullah.

20 August, 2018

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Daughter Appeals Govt To Bring His Mortal Remains To India

Outlook Web Bureau

Hiroshi Hirabayashi, president of the 115-year-old Tokyo-based Japan-India Association, also requested the Indian government to facilitate the return of Netaji's mortal remains.

31 May, 2017

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Died In Plane Crash In 1945, Says Govt; Kin Furious

Outlook Web Bureau

Netaji's nephew Chandra Kumar Bose, a BJP leader, demanded an apology from the ministry of home affairs for "such an irresponsible act”.

22 September, 2015

The Truth About Netaji

Markandey Katju

Is declassification of Netaji files a serious issue?

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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